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Re: Getting started recommendations
I aslo looking for a good and easy learn doc.
On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 6:29 PM, John Lilley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

>  We are somewhat new to Hadoop and are looking to run some experiments
> with HDFS, Pig, and HBase.  ****
> With that in mind, I have a few questions:****
> What is the easiest (preferably free) Hadoop distro to get started with?
> Cloudera?****
> What host OS distro/release is recommended?****
> What is the easiest environment to get started with?  Amazon EC2?  Is
> there anyone offering virtual/hosted prebuilt Hadoop instances?****
> Where would we find some “big data” files that people have used for
> testing purposes?****
> Feel free to RTFM me to the right place ;-)****
> Thanks, john****
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